First Listen: Jason Peterson DeLaire serves us a "Nightcap"

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    (February 24, 2022) Jason Peterson DeLaire is a Minneapolis based musician who leans into some of the musical styles for which that city is known. With such a diverse background, he has played with artists ranging from Prince to Richard Marx and is currently touring with Michael Bolton, playing sax and keyboards. After two successful singles released last year ("Love Can Heal the World" and the Billboard charting "Check Please") as well as his recent induction into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, DeLaire is keeping up the momentum on the solo side of things with his latest single entitled "Nightcap."

    (February 24, 2022) Jason Peterson DeLaire is a Minneapolis based musician who leans into some of the musical styles for which that city is known. With such a diverse background, he has played with artists ranging from Prince to Richard Marx and is currently touring with Michael Bolton, playing sax and keyboards. After two successful singles released last year ("Love Can Heal the World" and the Billboard charting "Check Please") as well as his recent induction into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, DeLaire is keeping up the momentum on the solo side of things with his latest single entitled "Nightcap."

    Featuring Chris Camozzi on guitar, "Nightcap" is an all-out groove that is equally heavy on the melody and the musicianship. DeLaire and Camozzi display great chemistry on the track, with great interplay throughout. While this cut is radio ready for the Smooth Jazz market, DeLaire does not want this song to be simply considered a traditional song in that market. With "Nightcap," DeLaire states that his mission is to "Infuse some funk and R&B into the Smooth Jazz genre."

    With the funky groove and the clean pocket of the cut, it is clear that this is a mission that was successfully accomplished

    By Keivu Knox

     
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